The community Taskforce initiative has now come to a close.
Thanks to everyone who made thoughtful and genuine contributions to the website.
All submissions will be kept publically available for the forseeable future for reference purposes.

This website is part of the community Taskforce initiative

Submission details

19 +21/-2 votes

Finder: rename files with different owner

Submitted by mojo2012 on November 2, 2008 to Annoyance

If I want to delete a file which I'm not the owner of, then I have to enter my password (I'm in the admin group). The same happens if I want to move a file into a folder with different ownership.
But there is no way to rename a file with different ownership. Although there is a workaround: copy the file to your desktop, so that the ownership is being changed. Then rename the file and move it back --> here the admin pw is needed.

Let the user rename files with different ownership the same way as normal renaming. Just ask for the password, then enable the rename mode.



Not fixed

Discussion (0 comments)

No comments. Feel free to add your two cents.

You might also be interested in...